White is an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University and also a faculty member at the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences at the National Institutes of Health. She teaches global bioethics, workplace ethics and cyberethics. She is a graduate of Duke University (BSN), Catholic University of America (MSN) and Georgetown University (PhD in philosophy). She has had a number of work experiences including, policy analyst, U.S. Office of Technology Assessment, Director of the Center for Ethics and Human Rights, American Nurses Association, Executive Director, National Advisory Board on Ethics in Reproduction and Deputy Director, the Center for Ethics in Health Care, Veterans Health Administration. She has published widely on bioethical issues and her special interests include reprogenetics, cyberethics, sports ethics and ethical issues in the professions.